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L/R 110 4x4 Regional Force Surveilance Vehicle (RFSV)
« on: July 02, 2013, 07:20:09 PM »
My Wksp RFSV and bush GMV 51706  ;)

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Re: L/R 110 4x4 Regional Force Surveilance Vehicle (RFSV)
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2013, 07:41:22 PM »
Random RFSV recently refurbished circa 2011.
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Re: L/R 110 4x4 Regional Force Surveilance Vehicle (RFSV)
« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2013, 07:43:59 PM »
Fantastic pictures sixty. thanks for sharing.  Gaz  :D
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Re: L/R 110 4x4 Regional Force Surveilance Vehicle (RFSV)
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2013, 07:51:11 PM »
All these pix of yours are screaming for a new gallery set up on the main REMLR website. Excellent stuff.

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Re: L/R 110 4x4 Regional Force Surveilance Vehicle (RFSV)
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2013, 10:12:18 PM »
Yes a great resource for future restorations. Or keeping them 'correct'.

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Re: L/R 110 4x4 Regional Force Surveilance Vehicle (RFSV)
« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2013, 09:12:48 PM »
Working on it very soon Carzee ;)
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Re: L/R 110 4x4 Regional Force Surveilance Vehicle (RFSV)
« Reply #6 on: July 26, 2013, 10:09:31 AM »
A curiosity here. A search for Oly Treks on google found me looking over a ADF contracts gazette, 2002 and 2003...
Some incredible numbers there.

Anyway, an entry for L/R:

"LRA -- Mission Role Installation Kit, SRV, L/R 110 4x4, Part HYG9974, Qty 20 $153,363"

Thats saying there were 20 kits and they cost $7668 each. What was in the kit? An item such as the custom ROPS bars, or canopy? Side racks? 'Combat' rims?

One wonder how many SRVs were made? Surely it'd be a lot more than 20... 200?

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« Reply #7 on: July 26, 2013, 04:24:15 PM »
A curiosity here. A search for Oly Treks on google found me looking over a ADF contracts gazette, 2002 and 2003...
Some incredible numbers there.

Anyway, an entry for L/R:

"LRA -- Mission Role Installation Kit, SRV, L/R 110 4x4, Part HYG9974, Qty 20 $153,363"

Thats saying there were 20 kits and they cost $7668 each. What was in the kit? An item such as the custom ROPS bars, or canopy? Side racks? 'Combat' rims?

One wonder how many SRVs were made? Surely it'd be a lot more than 20... 200?

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Flick these guys an introductory letter/email and see if they will help out with your questions. They do mention on the website that over 150 had received their SRV upgrade.

http://www.ableind.com.au/projects-details/catId/23/prodId/64

It would also pay to investigate whether Able Industries could provide copies of the modification information and drawings for REMLR archives.
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Re: L/R 110 4x4 Regional Force Surveilance Vehicle (RFSV)
« Reply #8 on: July 26, 2013, 04:47:13 PM »
Very good find there Stuart. Very good for the future owners.

I think these are a great spec LR, pretty full on - but they're just under the LRPV 6x6 (which are bound to be expensive when they go thru)..

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« Reply #9 on: July 26, 2013, 05:30:54 PM »
Very good find there Stuart. Very good for the future owners.

I think these are a great spec LR, pretty full on - but they're just under the LRPV 6x6 (which are bound to be expensive when they go thru)..

Don't forget about the LRPV 4x4s (SRV SF)

Top of the tree would be the LRPV 6x6, then the LRPV 4x4. If I'm not mistaken though, I think all the RFSV/RSVs have been upgraded to Able Industry standard. Something to do with the original ROPS setup being unsatisfactory. If this is the case, would these upgraded Land Rovers have a new designation?

The data plate on the RFSV/SRV? at the Perth auction says " Structure, Roll Over Protection, Truck, Surveillance, Lightweight, Winch, MC2". Should this now be SRSV for example?
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Re: L/R 110 4x4 Regional Force Surveilance Vehicle (RFSV)
« Reply #11 on: July 27, 2013, 10:48:19 AM »
AHh, guys, let's not get ahead of ourselves here.  Contacting Suppliers for the Current Fleet of Army vehicles is at best going to get no response, or at worst, have somebody from higher up coming down on us.  These vehicles for the most part are Current Service Vehicles, with many overseas still.  They will still be on service for some time yet.  So let's not get into hassling suppliers about these kind of things.   More problematically, if they did give you any information, they would probably be in breech of their contracts for the supply of this equipment.  And that is a pickly that we do not want anybody in.

In fact there is a whole minefield of problems should westart persuing suppliers to manufacturers doing work for defence, so I would like to say a big NO to this one please.

On a lighter note...Let's get the 4 different vehicles right.

RFSV: An unarmed vehicle designed for recon in the northern reaches of Australia.  Built during the normal Perentie Production Run. 243 built, plus 20 FFR WW converted to RFSV.

SRV: Based on the RFSV originally, was developed as a weapons platform for deployments into warzones. Built under project Bushranger (later vehicles) and only 43 built.  Most have been converted to SRV (SF).   12 RFSV's were converted to SRV, and then to SRV (SF) as well.  THese 12 vehicles were re issued ARN's in the 203-xxx series.   Before the SF vehicles were developed, there was a mission kit developed that allowed an alternative mounting of the spare wheels where the doors were, the space for a weapons commander, fittament of a wire cutter and elongated side tails to protect the body of the vehicle.   Most of these features were retained for the SF variant.  The gun ring on the SRV was only capable of fitting the Minimi or Mag58.
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SRV(SF):  Had the above mentioned modifications, and a few more. The gun ring was able to take the 50 CAL QC mounted further forward, and lower than the one on the SRV.   Photos with the LRPV's are SRV(SF) vehicles.

SRV SF With Mission Kit


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Re: L/R 110 4x4 Regional Force Surveilance Vehicle (RFSV)
« Reply #12 on: July 29, 2013, 08:28:01 PM »

Thanks for the distinctions between the variants Pheonix. With that in mind then it looks like there is a RFSV in the latest batch of frontline machinery sales running currently through Grays in WA minus the double rear wheel carrier which looks to have been removed. Seems to have some different equipment on the dash compared to the other (more standard) 110's. If I don't know what it was used for and where it would be tempting.

Would the rear platforms on the SRV SF be fold up or permanent?
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Re: L/R 110 4x4 Regional Force Surveilance Vehicle (RFSV)
« Reply #13 on: July 29, 2013, 10:01:51 PM »
The double rear wheel carrier is still on the RFSV at auction in Perth.


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Re: L/R 110 4x4 Regional Force Surveilance Vehicle (RFSV)
« Reply #14 on: July 29, 2013, 10:23:50 PM »
That's interesting as it's not on the photo on graysonline site
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